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Clogs and cobble logoRochdale Way

Gtr Manchester

72 km / 45 miles
A route around the Borough of Rochdale over moorland and through wooded valleys and passing historic urban sites. Blackstone Edge, Healey Dell, Knowl Hill, Queens Park, Tandle Hill and Piethorne Valley are visited along the Way.

UPDATE July 2022: A reported obstruction of this part of the Rochdale Way near Oakridge Farm, south of junction 19 of the M62, grid reference SD 861 085.


Waymark: Clogs and cobble logo
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Clogs and cobble logo
Attributes: Challenging
Start and Finish: SD939152 - Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre, Littleborough, Rochdale, Gtr Manchester View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook Rochdale Way  (Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 103, 109
OS Landranger Active 103, 109
OS Explorer 21, 277
OS Explorer Active 21, 277

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Route Profile:

77.4 km (48.1 miles)
1,868 m (6,129 ft) ascent
405 m (1,329 ft)  maximum height

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